Varnum

A full-service provider of legal counsel, Varnum LLP has 180 lawyers practicing in more than 60 areas of law. Our American Indian Law Specialty Group consists of attorneys with a broad range of traditional legal knowledge to serve our sovereign band clients as well as attorneys with qualifications and skill in American Indian Law. Unlike a boutique firm with experience only in niche tribal service areas, Varnum has both extensive experience working for tribes and tribal interests and entities, as well as a broad and deep range of capabilities. Our services for sovereign band clients encompass the full range of legal issues, including general counsel and governance; economic development; startup businesses; acquisitions; real estate development; sovereignty issues; tax-exempt bond financing, New Market Tax Credits and other financing projects; environmental law; employment law; and tax law. We have worked with many tribes in Michigan and other states on a wide array of business dealings and commercial matters unique to tribal entities.


Sponsored Events

Ninth Annual Native American Human Resources Conference

January 27-29, 2019

The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage, CA

The Ninth Annual Native American Human Resources Conference will be held January 27-29, 2019 at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage, CA. Through a series of panels, workshops and round-table discussions, attendees will hear from top experts in the human resources field on various topics and discuss real-life scenarios among and between attendees, facilitators and speakers. You will have the opportunity to network with Tribal Leaders and Human Resources Professionals who share the common goal of finding the most effective ways to manage their various tribes and enterprises.

To speak with a representative about attending, speaking, sponsoring or exhibiting, please call us 201-857-5333 or email sales@nativenationevents.org

Eighth Annual Native American Human Resources Conference

January 28-30, 2018

Viejas Casino & Resort, Alpine, CA

The Eighth Annual Native American Human Resources Conference will be held January 28-30, 2018 at the Viejas Casino & Resort in Alpine, CA. Through a series of panels, workshops and round-table discussions, attendees will hear from top experts in the human resources field on various topics and discuss real-life scenarios among and between attendees, facilitators and speakers. You will have the opportunity to network with Tribal Leaders and Human Resources Professionals who share the common goal of finding the most effective ways to manage their various tribes and enterprises.

Eleventh Annual Native American Economic Development Conference

June 5 – 6, 2017

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV.

The Eleventh Annual Native American Economic Development Conference will be held June 5th-6th, 2017 at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.

Through a variety of tracks, panels and interactive round-table discussions, attendees will engage with top experts focusing on economic diversification. Discovering new ways to diversify your tribe’s economic ventures helps to reduce risk and ensure the growth of your community. You’ll hear specific success stories and case studies in addition to digging deeper into new ways to generate revenue beyond gaming. By networking with other tribal leaders, decision makers and industry professionals you can exchange tangible ideas on how to maximize your respective economies.

Tenth Annual Tribal Casino & Hotel Development Conference

May 7 – 9, 2017

Viejas Casino & Resort, Alpine, CA

The Tenth Annual Tribal Casino & Hotel Development Conference will be held May 8-9, 2017. This unique conference is dedicated to the design and development of Tribal-owned casinos, resorts and hotels. We look forward to two days at the Viejas Casino & Resort in Alpine, CA where Tribal Leaders will gather with industry professionals to discuss the most relevant topics in the casino and hospitality business. Advancements in technology, latest in gaming trends, renovation and expansion plans and government legislation all mean constant change to the gaming industry! If you are looking to build, expand or update your casino or hotel, this is a can’t-miss event!

Tenth Annual Native American Economic Development Conference

June 6-7, 2016

Anaheim, CA

The 10th Annual Native American Economic Development Conference will be held June 6th-7th, 2016 at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa at Disneyland in Anaheim, CA.

Through a series of tracks, panels and round-table discussions, attendees will hear from top experts focusing on economic diversification.  By diversifying your tribe’s economic ventures, you can reduce risk and ensure that the future of your community is safe. Featured at this event will be diversification success stories and panels dedicated to how renewable energy is affecting Indian Country. Gaming is not the only way to generate revenue; find out what other tribes are doing to maximize their economies. You will also have the opportunity to network with hundreds of Tribal Leaders, decision-makers, and industry professionals.